In-house Counsel

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
19 Apr 2019
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

We are looking to recruit in-house Counsel with current Practising Certificate

The role will comprise of the following duties:

            Dealing with block bookings at local Stage 3 MOJ Hearings

            Telephone conferences/applications

            Dealing with Fast Track Trials

Drafting of pleadings and court documents including but not limited to Schedule of Loss in low to medium valued Multi Track cases

Provide written advice on cases

The successful candidate must have previous experience and have

Excellent working knowledge of the CPR, JC Guidelines etc.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to work to deadlines.

Sound experience of claimant personal injury

Would be beneficial to have defendant personal injury experience

Attention to detail, excellent organisational skills are paramount.

Excellent client care skills and management of client expectations

Empathetic, compassionate with an even temperament to deal with potentially difficult situations with the ability to think logically.

IT skills such as WORD / EXCEL / OUTLOOK are essential.

Please forward CVs by return to Karen Lee at Karen.lee@hccsolicitors.com

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